The Reflecting Skin
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Set in a 1950s-era American heartland of sprawling wheat fields and lonely old houses, The Reflecting Skin is British director Philip Ridley's fascinating and very strange investigation into the horrors of childhood innocence and fantasy. The film's mixture of gruesome subject matter, morbid sexual perversion, and disarming humor has spawned comparisons to the work of David Lynch, particularly Blue Velvet and the Twin Peaks series. Young Seth Dove (Jeremy Cooper) lives with his mother and father in a ramshackle farmhouse that also serves as the local gas station. After reading one of… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"When you name a character Dolphin Blue, saddle her with a dead husband she didn't know, which causes her to lose her mind, and suggest that she might be a 200 year-old vampire, you should probably suggest that she's more of a representational figure."
‑ Adam Lippe, Examiner.com
"Too odd for its own good; too disturbing to dismiss."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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